Practice of Epidemiologic Analysis [ESP65]

Course highlights

EC points

0.7

Start date

22-08-2022

End date

26-08-2022

Course days

Monday to Friday (5 mornings)

Faculty

Prof. Kamran Ikram

Course fee

€ 490

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge is required although understanding of basic epidemiology is helpful.

Disciplines

  • Epidemiology

Application

Go to the ESP website

Detailed information about this course:

Description

Faculty: Prof. Kamran Ikram, MD PhD

This is a course in which the theoretical background and practical application of basic epidemiologic analytic tools is discussed. Most topic discussed in this course lie at the cross-roads of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and covers issues that are typically faced by starting researchers. Topics covered are: Data preparation, Missingness, Categorization, Normalization, Standardization, Stratification, Multiple testing, Sample size calculation.

The goal is to provide students with the understanding and tools to perform their initial epidemiologic data analyses.

Objectives

  • To gain a better understanding of the theoretical backgrounds of the topics mentioned above.
  • To enable the students to translate the theoretical insights into practical tools, which they can immediately implement in their own research.

Participant profile

The course is particularly intended for students who have completed their data collection and move towards their first data analysis.

Assessment

Attendance


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)

No fees are charged for participation of Erasmus MC PhD candidates

Please note that in case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation policy applies based on the full course fee.

 

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students without formal appointment at Erasmus MC

Upon receipt of your application you will receive a request to upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student.